Therapeutic strategy involving endoscopic resection for cN0 superficial carcinoma of the esophagus.

@article{Iizuka2011TherapeuticSI,
  title={Therapeutic strategy involving endoscopic resection for cN0 superficial carcinoma of the esophagus.},
  author={Tetsuya Iizuka and Daisuke Kikuchi and Shu Hoteya},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 4_suppl},
  pages={1}
}
1 Background: With the progress in endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) which enables en bloc resection irrespective of the size of lesion, a therapeutic strategy has become feasible whereby ESD is undertaken first, followed by considering additional treatment based on the results of histologic exploration. In this study, we attempted to clarify the… CONTINUE READING